Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Statistics)

Application Deadline: 

Until the position is filled

Posting Number:  A110/2017

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a Tenure-Track (Probationary) position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Statistics. The appointment will commence July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Statistics. The areas of research are open. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a B.Sc. in Applied Statistics, and is considering offering a degree in Statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research and teach courses, and to assist with the growth of the Statistics program and the development of a consulting centre. The Department and University are student-focused, comprehensive (research intensive, with undergraduate and graduate student programming), and grounded in liberal education.

Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University of Lethbridge has an enrollment of over 8,000 national and international students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University emphasizes student-experience and excellence in teaching—particularly in its focus on liberal education—as well as world-class research. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.uleth.ca/ and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science website at: http://www.uleth.ca/artsci/math-computer-science/

All applications must be submitted online and should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a sample of recent publications, and contact information for three references who are academics in the field, who will be asked to provide reference letters. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca/ and choose the Academic postings option. References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters.

For more information about this position, please contact:
Dr. Hadi Kharaghani, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Tel: (403) 329-2470 Email: kharaghani@uleth.ca

Review of submitted applications will begin on Oct 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.